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Heart Rate Max Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Heart Rate Max.

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Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity

One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m...  Read more

Listen to Your Heart Rate Monitor

Imagine you’re driving on a country road. You’re enjoying the ride and noticing the cars that you pass along the way, excited to get to your destination. Suddenly you see those familiar red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror...  Read more

The Best Fat-Burning Advice

Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di...  Read more

Reference Guide to Aerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is Aerobic Exercise? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) defines aerobic exercise as "any activity that uses large muscle...  Read more

When Walking Isn't Enough

It’s hard to say enough about the benefits of walking for weight loss and general health, both physical and mental. It definitely belongs on your to-do list as often as possible. That’s why you’ll find an extensive collection of inf...  Read more

Heart monitor versus fit bit any thoughts.
Updated 3/26/2015 12:07:57 AM

Heart monitor versus fit bit any thoughts....  Read more

I am thinking of investing in a heart rate monitor
Updated 3/23/2015 1:35:12 PM

I am thinking of investing in a heart rate monitor. Looking for any experience others have had. Thanks...  Read more

Resting Heart Rate DOWN
Updated 3/20/2015 2:19:53 AM

I am a regular exerciser, but have recently decided to pursue some more intense High Intensity Interval Training - trying to maintain 95% effort for 2-3 minutes (with a brand new high tech Suunto Ambit3 fitness watch to measure my efforts). Afte...  Read more

At this rate, I will never lose weight. I get so s
Updated 3/13/2015 8:23:58 AM

At this rate, I will never lose weight. I get so stressed out at work sometimes, that the only time I look forward to is lunch. I eat whatever I feel like, and I justify it by saying I "deserve" it because I had a bad day.. it's so disheartening.. ...  Read more

I am looking for just the right fitness/heart rate
Updated 3/13/2015 7:14:33 AM

I am looking for just the right fitness/heart rate monitor. What are some of your favs, and why is it your fav? If you could get another one, which one would you get? Thanks!...  Read more

Monitor your Resting Heart Rate

Having a hard time exercising in your target heart rate zone? Maybe you need to check your resting heart rate! If you are getting regular cardio, your resting heart rate will decrease. Since your target heart rate is based on your resting heart ra...  Read more

Know your TRUE resting heart rate

Take your pulse (at wrist or neck is best) before you get out of bed. Count the # of beats in a minute. Then, knowing this as your true resting heart rate, you can find out what intensity you need to be working at during cardio in order to reach yo...  Read more

Trying to get Pregnant

I have fought in my mind and my heart about being fearful of losing another child. There is light. This is an open minded, loving, and free place to explore and ask questions....  Read more

How many calories are you really burning with that video workout?

Do you ever wonder how accurate the numbers you get from exercise machines or on-line trackers are when it comes to calories burned during exercise?You probably should, because chances are they arenít very accurate--especially for some of the newer f...  Read more

Women, You've Been Exercising Too Hard, Says Study

When someone asks me whether X, Y or Z counts as "exercise" or "cardio," my first response is always, "Well, what does your heart rate tell you?"Measuring your heart rate is an important action for every exerciser. It le...  Read more